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BC-Oregon News Coverage Advisory

April 10, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 1 a.m.

OREGON SENATOR SLAVERY

SALEM, Ore. — A Republican state senator from Oregon said on Tuesday that the designation of slaves as three-fifths of a person was not racist, drawing condemnation from at least two black lawmakers. By Sarah Zimmerman. SENT: 430 words.

ORGANS-WRONG SIDE

SALEM, Ore. — Rose Marie Bentley was an avid swimmer, raised five kids, helped her husband run a feed store, and lived to the ripe age of 99. It was only after she died that medical students discovered that all her internal organs — except for her heart — were in the wrong place. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 580 words. AP Photos.

OREGON FLOODING

EUGENE, Ore. —About 500 people remained evacuated Tuesday from their homes in Oregon after record-breaking rain that shut down roads and forced officials to close schools in the hardest-hit communities. SENT: 300 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS:

BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS-LAKERS

LOS ANGELES _ Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers can clinch the fourth seed in the Western Conference with a win over the Los Angeles Lakers, who are playing the final game in their sixth consecutive non-playoff season. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7:30 p.m. PDT.

FBC--OREGON’S SPRING

As a soon-to-be senior, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert knows this about spring football: It’s a process, and it’s rarely smooth. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 650 words. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

_FATAL FIRE-NORTH BEND: Man killed in North Bend house fire.

_ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Oregon Senate votes to switch to popular vote model.

_DRUG TRAFFICKING SENTENCE: Man tied to drug-trafficking organization sentenced.

_MURDER ARREST: Man arrested after body found in Washougal park.

_INMATE DEATH: Sheriff: Inmate dies at Salem Hospital of apparent suicide.

_LANDSLIDE ALERT: State agency issues landslide alert for much of Oregon.

The AP-Portland, Ore.